A vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows kernel could allow a local attacker to access sensitive information on a targeted system.
The vulnerability exists because the affected software improperly initializes memory objects. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by accessing the system and executing an application that submits malicious input to the affected software. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to access sensitive information, which could be used to launch additional attacks.
Microsoft confirmed the vulnerability and released software updates.
Security Impact Rating: Medium